MedShape Solutions Wins National Award

Medshape Solutions, a GRA VentureLab company that develops and sells shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced that it is a winner of the Tibbetts Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration.  According to a company news release, the award is presented to “small businesses and individuals who represent excellence in achieving the mission and goals of the Small Business Innovation Research — SBIR — Program.”   The award honors projects that bring federal R&D from the lab  to the market. To date, MedShape has introduced two shape memory orthopedic devices, with initial applications in the repair and reconstruction of injured and worn ligaments and tendons.  The company’s platform technology was originally developed at Georgia Tech.